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Giveaway: Kusikiy: A Child from Taquile, Peru

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: November 15, 2011

Two winners will receive a copy of Kusikiy: A Child from Taquile, Peru by Mercedes Cecilia.

Mercedes Cecilia, author and illustrator, has created a myth following in the tradition of her Peruvian ancestors. This story  reminds us to treasure the universal values of love, family, community and caring for the Earth.

Giveaway begins November 15, 2011, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends December 13, 2011, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Reading level: Ages 6-8

Hardcover: 48 pages

Book overview: Kusikiy: A Child from Taquile, Peru is a story that draws us into the kaleidoscopic and mysterious world of a Peruvian child. Children identify with  Kusikiy’s love for family, with  his concerns for the effects of climate change and his desire to help his town.  When a constellation is missing from the sky, Kusikiy flies with Condor to the hightest snowed peak to ask the APU, the Guardian Spirit of the great glacier for his help.

For more information, please visit www.Kusikiy.com.

Giveaway is closed.
Thank you to everyone who entered!

Sponsored by Mercedes Cecilia.

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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

Comments
  • This book would be a wonderful choice for bedtime reading – especially with a variety of ages. The unique format and stunning illustrations make it very compelling. I have not had a chance to view the entire book but what I have seen makes me think it will become a favorite.

    November 23, 2011
  • Thanks so much for hosting! Looks like a lovely book!

    Kerri

    November 23, 2011
  • This book would go perfectly with my library theme for this year, One World, Many Stories. Besides that I just plain love stories about other places.

    November 26, 2011
  • Marcia Berbeza and Abi Buening are the two lucky winners of this giveaway. Congratulations! Keep an eye on your mailbox for your prize.

    December 15, 2011

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